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Priya fire suspect named

A 55-year-old Greymouth man appeared in the Greymouth District Court today charged with the burglary and arson of the town's Indian restaurant, which was...

Tanker just misses river

A fully-laden diesel tanker has a small culvert to thank for stopping it plunging over the bank into the Grey River after a collision...

Vandals go on Greymouth spree

Vandals went on a window smashing spree in Greymouth overnight, smashing windows at the RSA clubrooms and damaging cars nearby at Greenfield Motors.

Dead tahr bid to lure keas away from 1080

The group conducting intensive 1080 poison trials near Whataroa is considering throwing 20 tahr carcases above the drop zone in a bid to lure...

Coast Action Network-style group for Coast

A lobby group similar to Coast Action Network, formed in the 1990s to speak up for the West Coast during the native logging fight,...

Coasters fight back

Concerned West Coasters - Warren Burrows, left, Gary Birchfield, Simon Lawn, Heath Bagnall and Jeff Savage - were among about 40 protesters outside the...

Doubts over Greymouth Post Shop future

Kiwi Bank is going to move into a stand-alone branch in Greymouth, leaving questions over the future of the town's Post Office.

Coast’s woman’s $800 a day P habit

A West Coast woman who "ripped off" up to $50,000 in jewellery from her grandmother to feed her methamphetamine (P) habit told the Greymouth...

More burglaries hit Coast

A spate of rural burglaries on the West Coast is showing no sign of abating, with two properties at Barrytown and Cape Foulwind the...

One week to get $1b applications in

The West Coast mayors were yesterday given one week to come up with half a dozen key projects for the $1 billion provincial fund.
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